Opening For Lecturer/Associate Professor - Plymouth

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Opening For Lecturer/Associate Professor - Plymouth

Plymouth University Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry

Peninsula Medical School

Ref: A4113
Lecturer/Associate Professor (Reader)/Professor in Research in Cancer Immunology
Salary: £37,394 to £80,626 pa (dependant on experience)

Plymouth University and its Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry have a strong record of excellence, enterprise and innovation across its teaching and research activities. The University enjoys outstanding links with employers and plays a key role in civic and regional leadership. It has recently invested more than £150 million in its estate and facilities to enhance the student experience and support world-class research. This excellence has been further demonstrated by receiving a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education, success in the recent REF and being ranked among the top 50 modern Universities in the world.

Research within the medical and dental schools is translational and relevant to improving patient health and the quality of patient care. A recent investment of £25million into the Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine strengthens and complement existing centres of excellence.
The Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine (ITSMED) works across traditional boundaries and has attracted significant MRC, BBSRC, NIHR, CR-UK and other charity funding. The Institute brings together the world-class research strengths of Plymouth University, its medical school and Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust. It has three centers: Centre of Biomedical Research, Centre of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomarkers and the Center of Clinical Trials and Population Studies. Our key research themes are, Clinical Neuroscience, Cancer and Infection, Inflammation and Immunity

In order to further fulfil our ambition for first class translational research and strengthen and linking existing research areas, we are looking for highly motivated individuals at either Lecturer, Associate Professor (Reader) to full Professor Level depending on qualification, to lead this research in cancer immunity/immunotherapy. The applicant would establish an independent research group and complement our existing research areas and contribute to the research missions of the Schools. A start up package is negotiable for more senior appointments.

Applications are welcomed from individuals with a higher research degree in a relevant discipline with demonstrable track record in cancer research and immunity. Teaching duties will be allocated following discussion with the successful applicant, according to their research profile and experience.
Informal enquiries should be directed to Professor C Oliver Hanemann ( or +44 1752 437418)

Closing date: 12 midnight, Monday 16 March 2015

Further Information
The appointment is core funded and open ended after the probation period with a start date of 1 August 2015. We are happy to consider full-time (37 hours per week) or part-time working. Salaries for appointments will dependent on skills and experience and are competitive. Senior posts come with a start-up package. A generous relocation package is also available, full details are contained within the further particulars. These posts will be based in Plymouth.

There are many advantages to working at Plymouth University. From first-class personal healthcare scheme, flexible working, childcare vouchers, and generous annual leave entitlement, we're doing all we can to help you achieve the ideal work-life balance.

Recruitment and selection will be based on individual merit; however, we should particularly like to encourage applications from women, black and minority ethnic people who are under-represented in this area within Plymouth University.
Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.
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